All SBPL locations will be closed on Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day.

5/28-5/29: Central's Children's Library will be closed due to construction work.

5/21-7/14: Eastside Library will be closed due to construction work.

Central Library's Book Drops will reopen on June 10th. Please come inside or visit Montecito to return items.

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City Clerk


Our Key Functions

The City Clerk's Office provides agendas, staff reports, and minutes of City Council meetings; maintains and processes all City Council-approved ordinances, resolutions, deeds, agreements, and contracts; administers municipal elections; recruits and maintains membership records for advisory groups; processes certain types of appeals; coordinates Public Records Act Requests; administers domestic partnership certificates; and provides staff for the City Hall telephone system. For related information, please visit the following pages/links:

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Location and Hours

735 Anacapa Street
P.O. Box 1990
Santa Barbara, California 93102-1990
(805) 564-5309
(805) 897-2623 Fax

The City Clerk’s Office is open to the public,
9am-12pm & 1-3pm Monday-Thursday & Alternating Fridays*.
Walk-ins welcome, or to make an appointment: (805) 564-5309 –or–

*Click here to see which Fridays we’re closed


La Oficina del Secretario de la Ciudad está abierta al público,
de 9am a 12pm y 1 a 3pm de Lunes a Jueves y Viernes Alternos*.
Caminar en bienvienda, o para hacer una cita: (805) 564-5309 –o–

*Haga clic aquí para ver los viernes que cerramos


  • Sarah Gorman, MMC - City Clerk Services Manager
  • Austin J. Taylor - Deputy City Clerk
  • Naomi Kovacs - Deputy City Clerk
  • Norma P. Welche - Deputy City Clerk

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